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RFP Manager - Schaumburg, IL
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UnitedHealth Group Inc. | Schaumburg, IL
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Job Description

At Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we're getting the word out on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. And that's where you come in.

As a RFP Manager, you'll strategically and creatively think about how client and member experiences come together, translating this vision into processes that impact millions of lives and help heal the health care system. In return, you'll have a lasting impact on our success and the support and resources of a Fortune 6 industry leader.

If you'd enjoy the challenge of owning the RFP process from cross-team collaboration to implementation, this is an ideal opportunity for you. We are looking for individuals who are never content with good enough. You'll also need the perseverance to constantly enhance, track performance and improve performance in a highly matrixed environment. This function plays a critical role to internal business functions and revenue generation. Industry, marketing and organizational insight is needed to help in the development of clear, well-written RFP responses.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Support the development of RFP messages - this includes product value propositions, clinical information and technical program details

* Manage cross-matrix projects and initiatives that require problem solving, relationship building, influencing and analyzing

* Maintain database of RFP responses that are both accurate and compelling

* Optimize the RFP process and continually work on improving how we track, maintain, and evolve relevant and well positioned responses

* Standardize and evaluate results of wins and losses to optimize future success and uniformity

* Leverage competitive intelligence to improve tailored RFP responses and clear differentiation in programs/offerings

* Generally work is self-directed and not prescribed

* Works with less structured, more complex issues

* Serves as a resource to others

Required Qualifications:

* Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience.
* 6 years of RFP response and process experience

* Proven experience in developing a plan with timelines and ability to make progress against the plan for successful traction of deliverable and project work.

* Proven success in writing compelling and influential copy.

* Proven ability to work within and meet deadlines and shifting priorities

* Demonstrated ability to achieve goals in a matrix environment

* Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and influence others

* Positive energy and ability to be self-motivated

* Intellectual Curiosity

* Change Agent

* Must live within commutable distance to the Schaumberg office

Preferred Qualifications:

* Advanced Degree

* Copy writing experience

* Health care experience

Careers with OptumRx. We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here you'll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, you're empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You'll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There's no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

About UnitedHealth Group Inc.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UnitedHealthcare) is a diversified health and well-being company. The Company operates in four segments: Health Care Services, OptumHealth, Ingenix and Prescription Solutions. The Health Care Services segment consists of UnitedHealthcare, Ovations and AmeriChoice businesses. OptumHealth serves approximately 60 million individuals with its diversified offering of health, financial and ancillary benefit services and products that assist consumers in navigating the healthcare system and accessing services. Ingenix offers database and data management services, software products, publications, consulting and actuarial services and business process outsourcing services. Prescription Solutions offers a suite of integrated pharmacy benefit management services to approximately 10 million people, through approximately 60,000 retail network pharmacies and two mail service facilities as of December 31, 2008. On May 30, 2008, it acquired Unison Health Plans. (Source: 10-K)